Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 21 December 2014

'Tony Blair's book donation is blood money'

It is blood money. Anyone who buys the book is just encouraging him.

I have been speaking to other family members today and they are fuming. The general reaction is that it is blood money. That is what most of them think.

As far as the families are concerned, we all hold him responsible.

If Tony Blair had not sent our lads to an illegal war, they would still be alive right now. I am dead against him. He never even said sorry.

Rose (Gentle, mother of Fusilier Gordon Gentle (19), of 1st Battalion Royal Highland Fusiliers, who was killed by a bomb in Iraq) has been in touch and she feels the same way.

I think this donation is because of a very big guilty conscience for the 179 deaths in Iraq.

He is not Prime Minister any more. Why can't he disappear off the face of the earth?

It is blood money as far as I am concerned. Why couldn't he keep it to himself, he has kept everything else to himself.

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